Aug 10 – Aug 20, 2017

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Calendar / Aug. 10, 2017 11:34am EDT

Thursday, Aug. 10

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, Aug. 11

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, kids’ market, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767- 4523.

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Local produce and meat, food, crafts, entertainment, and more, EBT cards may be used for eligible purchases, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea. Info: elizachace@gmail.com.

•Old Time Traditional Contra Dance. Sponsored by Ed Larkin Old Time Contra Dancers, music by Bonnie Tucker, Donna Weston, and others, all dances taught, new dancers welcome, refreshments at intermission, 7:30 p.m., Tunbridge Town Hall, 279 Route 110, Tunbridge. Info: Clyde Jenne at 802-436-1152, 802-436- 2444, or clydo46@gmail.com.

Saturday, Aug. 12

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, live music by Jennings & Mc- Comber, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gifford green, Gifford Medical Center, Route 12, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html.

•Flea Market. New and used items for sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; lunch available from 11:30-1 p.m.; Our Lady of the Angels Parish Hall, Route 66 & Hebard Hill Road, Randolph.

•Craft and Flea Market. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Stockbridge Meeting House, Stockbridge Common. Info and to reserve a space: hatway@myfairpoint.net or 746-8150. •Sharon Old Home Day. Parade at 10 a.m., followed by short concert by South Royalton Town Band, firemen’s chicken barbecue at 11:30 a.m., Step ’n Time Line Dancers at 1 p.m., and free ice cream for all, on the green; plus dance at the firehouse from 7-10 p.m., Sharon.

•Cartoon Workshop. Help build a cartoon adventure, 10:30 a.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

•Watercolor Painting Workshop for Adults. Jennifer Brown teaches introductory class on basic watercolor techniques, 1-3 p.m., Morrill Homestead Education Center, 214 Morrill Memorial Highway, Strafford. Registration at www.morrillhomestead.org/news-events/2017- programs-events-exhibits/#14 or director@morrillhomestead.org or 802-765-4288.

•Capital City Farmers Market. 50 local farmers and producers, live music, vendor demonstrations, local chef-run cooking demos, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Ashton Kirol at manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com or (802) 793-8347.

Sunday, Aug. 13

•MidState Riding Club Horse Show. Begins 8:30 a.m. with ring classes in the morning, costume and stick horse classes, games in the afternoon, club grounds on Equine Lane, Randolph. Info: www.midstateridingclubvt.org. •Ice Cream Social. Hosted by Brookfield Historical Society, includes snow roller dedication, 2 p.m., Marvin Newton House, Brookfield. Info: lkellyvt@gmail.com or Linda Kelly at 276-3181.

•Dowsing & Agriculture Class. Hands-on workshop incorporates farming/gardening/ animal husbandry with dowsing, 1-4:30 p.m., Earthwise Farm & Forest, Bethel. Info and to register, 234-5524 or Lmccrory560@gmail.

com.

•Joan Hutton Landis Summer Reading Series. Paula Marcoux, doors open 5 p.m., reading at 5:30 p.m., BigTown Gallery, Main Street, Rochester. Info: www.bigtowngallery.com or 802-349- 0979.

•Stockbridge Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from The Wild Fern, Route 107, Stockbridge.

•Tunbridge Recreation Breakfast. Benefit for recreation program, includes scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit salad, and more, 8 a.m.-noon, Tunbridge Town Hall. Info: Kevin Barnaby at 738-7900. •Paddle Fest from Royalton to Sharon. Paddle trip between two new White River access sites, start at 2 p.m. at Gilman river access in Royalton (124 Gilman Road) and end at Broad Brook access in Sharon (1106 River Road), bring your own boat, paddles, and life jackets, White River Partnership will provide light snacks. Info: mary@whiteriverpartnership.org or 763-7733.

•Architecture Talk. Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and Strafford Historical Society host free talk by architectural historian Glenn Andres, 2 p.m., Strafford Town House. Info: www.historicsites.vermont.gov or (802) 828-3051.

•Sweetland Farm Tour. Free tour of Sweetland Farm with farmer Norah Lake and the Vermont Land Trust, learn about diversified farming, challenges in a changing climate, and efforts to promote wildlife habitat in the forest, 1-3 p.m., 742 Route 132, Norwich. Register at www.vlt.org/ sweetland-farm.

Monday, Aug. 14

•Central Vermont Habitat for Humanity Info Meeting. Learn about next Habitat for Humanity build in Randolph, community volunteers needed, 7-8 p.m., Kimball Public Library, Main Street, Randolph. Info: Debbie Goodwin at cvhfh.execdir@outlook.com or 1-802-522-8611.

•Bethel Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., Bandshell Park, Route 12, Bethel. Info: Barb at 234-6749.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Beatrix Potter Revisited. Using books, props and bibliography, Helene Lang presents the life of Beatrix Potter, free, 7-8 p.m., Barnard Historical Society, 6415 Route 12, Barnard. Info: Jenney Silva at (802) 457-9000.

•River Trail Work Day. Join musician Brett Dennen to improve three river access trails to the White River, 10 a.m., new Gilman river access, 124 Gilman Road, Royalton. White River Partnership will provide gloves, tools, and light snacks. Info: mary@whiteriverpartnership.org or 763-7733.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

•Grief Support Group. For those going through times of grief, facilitated by Dr. George Sweet, 6 p.m., Baptist Fellowship, 1051 Vt. Route 66, Randolph. Info: 728-5318. •Spaghetti Supper. Homemade

spaghetti sauce, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and beverages, 6 p.m., East Braintree Church, East Braintree (“Snowsville”). •Summer Reading Program. “Summer Readers Awards & Pizza Party,” free, 11 a.m.-noon, Royalton Memorial Library, Alexander Place, South Royalton. Info: librarian@royaltonlibrary.org or 763-7094.

•Fiber Artists Meetup. Enjoy friendly company while you work, 6 p.m., Tunbridge Public Library, across from the P.O., Route 110. Info: tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com or 889-9404.

Thursday, Aug. 17

•Growing Up in Brookfield. Local storytellers share stories of the 1940s, ’50s & ’60s, 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: lkellyvt@gmail.com or Linda Kelly at 276-3181.

•Feast and Field Farmers Market. Market from 4:30-7:30 p.m.; live music, 5:30-8 p.m.; campfire jam follows, everyone welcome to bring an instrument; 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard. Info: hjorgensen31@gmail.com.

•South Royalton Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, syrup, crafts, and more, 3-6 p.m., on the green, South Royalton. Info: Rachel at 763-8302.

Friday, Aug. 18

•Pancake Supper at the Sugarhouse. Part of Open Farm Week, maple candy-making demo at 4:30 p.m., supper from 5-7 p.m., Silloway Maple Sugarhouse, 1303 Boudro Road, Randolph Center. Info: 802-272-6249.

•Rochester Farmers Market. Produce, eggs, meat, crafts, and more, live music by Rob Gardner, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., on the park, Route 100, Rochester. Info: Beth at 767-4523.

•Chelsea Farmers Market. Local produce and meat, food, crafts, entertainment, and more, EBT cards may be used for eligible purchases, rain or shine, 3-6 p.m., North Common, Chelsea. Info: elizachace@gmail.com.

Saturday, Aug. 19

•Randolph Farmers Market. Local produce, food, and crafts, live music by Chris Powers, “Farmers Shed” activities, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., change of location to Maple Street for one time only, Randolph. Info: www.randolphfarmersmarket.com/about.html. •Northeast Fiddlers Association Jam and Meet. Fiddlers and public welcome, local food shelf donations welcome, noon-5 p.m., Deyette home, 103 Vt. Route 14N, East Randolph. Info: Lee Deyette at 728-5188.

•Green Mountain Bikes 30th Anniversary Celebration. Music and food, everyone welcome, 10 a.m.-sundown, Green Mountain Bikes, North Main Street, Rochester. Info: 767-4464. •Pedal Power to the People. Two scenic backroads “gravel grinder” rides for riders of all abilities, fundraiser for Royalton Community Radio/WFVR-LP/ Free Vermont Radio, registration at 8:30 a.m. at pavilion building, ride starts at 10 a.m., Tunbridge

Fairgrounds. Info and registration

link at www.wfvr.org.

•Vermont Nano-Brewery Festival. Celebrating Vermont’s smallest breweries, 10 breweries, three food trucks, two bluegrass bands, noon-6 p.m., Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Info: brocklebankvt.com/vermont-nanofest.

•Capital City Farmers Market. 50 local farmers and producers, live music, vendor demonstrations, local chef-run cooking demos, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., 60 State Street, Montpelier. Info: Ashton Kirol at manager@montpelierfarmersmarket.com or (802) 793-8347.

•VA Welcome Home Event. White River Jct. VA and Vet Center hosts softball tournament and barbecue to honor local soldiers, veterans, and families, opening ceremony and first pitch at 9 a.m., barbecue starts at 11 a.m. with live music, Maxfield Sports Complex, Leslie Drive, Hartford. Info: Katherine Tang at 802-295-9363, ext. 5880 or VHAWRJPAO@va.gov.

Sunday, Aug. 20

North American Three Sisters Celebration Farmto Table Dinner. Celebrating Native American companion crops, corn, beans, and squash; meet the farmers and producers happy hour” at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. by Floating Bridge Food & Farms Cooperative members, Ariel’s Restaurant, 29 Stone Road, Brookfield. Reservations and info: www.floatingbridgefoodandfarms.com.

•Annual Candlelight Service. Everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Bethel Lympus Church, Gay Hill Road, Lympus Four Corners.

•Lambert Farm Tour. See a robotic dairy milker in action, meet the cows, and take a free tour of the farm with Jennifer Lambert, 1-3 p.m., 437 Lambert Road, Graniteville. Register at www.vlt.org/event/tour-modern-dairyrobotic milkers or call 262-1222.

•Kids’ Hip Hop Dance Class. With Shannon Kelly, 3 p.m., Old Town Hall, Brookfield. Info: lkellyvt@gmail.com or 276-3181.

•Butter, Yogurt & Cheese Making Class. Learn how to make soft cheeses, yogurt and butter in your own kitchen, 1-4:30 p.m., Earthwise Farm & Forest, Bethel. Info and to register, 234- 5524 or Lmccrory560@gmail.com.

•Stockbridge Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., across from The Wild Fern, Route 107, Stockbridge.

Ongoing Mondays

•Yoga Classes. All levels, led by Emily Harvey Dooley, NCMT, 9:30 a.m., and Vinyasa (Level 2) at 6 p.m., in the barn, Three Stallion Inn, Stock Farm Road, Randolph. Info: 728-6417. •Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Cribbage and Bingo. 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Summer Street, Randolph. District Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Pickleball. Equipment not needed, 6-7 p.m., Brookfield Elementary School. Info: 728-5433. •Zumba Class. 6-7 p.m., Spice Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: 802-917-3061.

Bethel Food Shelf. Open noon-2 p.m., basement of White Church, Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.

•Continuing Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802- 763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

•Gentle Yoga with Linda. Offered by SafeArt, 9:15-10:15 a.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

•Story Time. 10 a.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•Spirited Improv. Dance to live music, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea Town Hall. Call 685-3138 if planning to attend.

•Green Mountain Cloggers. Non-profit group, clogging and Irish step lessons, new dancers (all ages) welcome, 6-8 p.m., Green Mountain Tavern, Barre. Info:

802-522-2935, or e-mail Green- MtnClogger@aol.com.

Ongoing Tuesdays

•Men’s Breakfast. All welcome to drop by for breakfast between 5:30-8 a.m., Green Mountain Gospel Chapel, Route 66 and Hebard Hill Road, Randolph. Info: 728-9793.

Trap Shooting. Bring your shotgun and shells, and break some clays, each Tuesday until end of September, 6 p.m., Randolph Fish & Game Club, 549 Lefebvre Road Randolph. Info: 728-9998.

•Computer Drop-in Time. Get computer and technology questions answered, free, 3:30-6 p.m., Randolph Technical Career Center, Forest St., Randolph. Info: jessamyn@gmail.com.

Mahjong. 10 a.m.-noon, Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324. Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Balance. Free, 9:45-10:30 m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale Street, Randolph. Info: 728- 9324.

Chronic Conditions Support Group. Discussion and educational group for people with chronic illnesses, meets second Tuesday of each month, free, no registration required, 10:30-11:30 m., conference center, Gifford Medical Center, Randolph. Info: 728-7714.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 1-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 p.m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 1-802-295-7611.

•Bookcrafting Open Studio. Taught by Donna Stepien, 1-3 p.m., White River Craft Center, Kimball House, Randolph Avenue, Randolph. Info: 781-710-6512 or donna@zloty-design.com.

•Children’s Ballet Classes. Pre-ballet at 4 p.m., beginner ballet at 5 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Adult Co-Ed Basketball. Pick-up games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph Elementary School. Info: 728-5433.

Kickboxing. 6 p.m., Central Vermont Wellness Studio & Conference Center, Pleasant Street, Randolph. Info: icorbettrich@gmail.com.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Congregational Church, Brookfield. Info: 685-2264.

Family History Center Open. Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m.; Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and by appointment, free access to ancestry.com and other genealogy sites, get help with family history research, Dairy Hill, South Royalton, LDS Lane, chapel building. Info: 802-763-7784.

Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 m., Oakes Bldg., Room 110, Vermont Law School, South Royalton. District 5 Hotline: 1-802- 295-7611.

•Tai Chi with David Masera. Offered by SafeArt, 6-7 p.m., Altus Healing Arts, Mascoma Bank Bldg., Route 110, Chelsea. Info: 685-3138.

Beginner Yoga. 9-10:30 a.m., VTISA, Seven Stars Center, Route 14, Sharon. Info: Rose Loving at 802-763-7434 or loving@sover.net.

Ongoing Wednesdays

•Storytime. For ages 2-5, 10 a.m.-noon, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Lego Wednesday. Legos provided, all ages welcome, 2:30-4:30 p.m, Kimball Library, Main Street, Randolph.

•Zumba Class. First class free, 5 p.m, SHAPE Gym, VTC, Randolph Center. Info: zumbundancejoy@gmail.com.

•Argentine Tango Practica. Free, no partner necessary, smooth soled shoes recommended, fundamentals workshop, 8-8:30 p.m.; practica with coaching available, 8:30-9:30 p.m.; practica, 9:30- 10:30 p.m., Red Schoolhouse, South Randolph Road, Randolph Center. Info: znuite@vtc.edu or 802-461-7041.

Alcoholics Anonymous. 7 m., United Church, Main Street, Randolph. District 5 Hotline: 802-295-7611.

•Video Art History Apprecia-

tion Class. 12:45-1:45 p.m., Randolph Senior Center, Hale St. Info: 728-9324.

•Randolph Food Shelf. Open 3-5 p.m., 12 Prince Street, Randolph. Info: 431-0144.

•Weight Loss Support Group. Get help and support on weight loss journey, free, 6-7 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main St., Randolph. No registration required.

Chronic Conditions Support Group. Free discussion group for anyone with a chronic illness, 3-4 p.m., Gifford Medical Center, conference center, South Main St., Randolph. No registration required.

•Adult Co-ed Volleyball. Pick-up games, 7-9 p.m., Randolph Elem. School. Info: 234-6275. •Bethel Food Shelf. Open 4-6 p.m., basement, White Church, Route 12 (Church Street), Bethel. Info: 234-9988.

•Yoga in Rochester. All levels welcome, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m., Spice Studio, South Main Street, Rochester. Info: charles@madriver.com or 802- 793-0117.

•Free Preschool Playgroup. Sponsored by Orange County Parent Child Center, open to children birth to age five, 9:30-11 a.m., United Church on the Green, South Royalton. Info: 685-2264.

•Whist Party. 1 p.m., Chelsea Grange Hall.

•Storytime with Esther. Geared towards children 3-8, but all ages welcome, 3 p.m., Chelsea Public Library.

•Young Writers’ Workshop. Writing assistance, time to share writing and have fun, open to all youth age nine and up, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tunbridge Library, Route 110, across from the P.O. Info: 802-889-9404 or tunbridgelibrary@yahoo.com.

Japanese Calligraphy and Brush Painting. All levels welcome, ages 10 and older, 3:30-4:30 m., Vt. Independent School of the Arts, 7 Stars Center, Rte. 14, Sharon. Call Ginger at 617-686- 6433 to register, drop-ins welcome.

Valley Chordswomen’s Barbershop Chorus. Rehearsal, 6:30-9 p.m., Greater Hartford Congregational Church, Route 14, Hartford. Info: Joan Solger at 802-333-4577.

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